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Today's Features

  • The celebration of Ronald Reagan’s birthday this month reminded Jim Crawford, right, of Reagan’s visit to Tell City in March 1955.

  • TELL CITY – A benefit to help Helen Jones will be held Saturday at the American Legion in Tell City. Food will be served starting at 4 p.m. with an auction to begin at 5 p.m. The Good Ol’ Boys will provide music beginning at 8 p.m.
    Cover charge is $10 per person or $15 per couple.
    Jones was first diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer Sept. 5, 2010. A PET scan was done in December and found the cancer had spread to her bones and Adrenal glands. Money raised from the event will go toward Jones’ medical expenses.

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central band will host its first annual spring expo Saturday, April, 16 at Perry Central School Dome. Events will include an Easter hunt, craft and bazaar vendors, food, free crafts for children, coloring contest and a silent auction.
    Entrance to the event is free.
    A 10-foot by 10-foot vendor space rents for $10 and a 12-foot by 12-foot vendor space will rent for $15. Tables are $2 each or vendors can furnish their own.
    To reserve space, call Jackie Contreras at 719-5796.
     

  • At a Valentine’s Day party held at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills Feb. 14, residents, staff, family and friends were in attendance to watch as Jean Laird was crowned the 2011 Valentine queen and Herman Gray was crowned Valentine king. The king and queen were each presented with a box of candy and flowers.
     

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • TELL CITY – A benefit to help Helen Jones will be held Feb. 26 at the American Legion in Tell City. Food will be served starting at 4 p.m. with an auction to begin at 5 p.m. The Good Ol’ Boys will provide music beginning at 8 p.m.
    Cover charge is $10 per person or $15 per couple.
    Jones was first diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer Sept. 5, 2010. A PET scan was done in December and found the cancer had spread to her bones and adrenal glands. Money raised from the event will go toward Jones’ medical expenses.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis will host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Evangelic United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.
    The cost of the meal is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children 12 years and younger.
    All proceeds will go to help the youth of Perry County.
     

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold homecoming ceremonies Saturday at the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena between the varsity and junior varsity games against North Posey.

  • Union Baptist to host chili supper, auction
    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Union Baptist Church, 5770 State Route 1389, will hold a chili supper and auction at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26.
    Cost for the supper is $5 for adults and children 11 years old and older, $2 for children in kindergarten to 10 years of age and children up to preschool age eat for free. The menu will consist of homemade chili, soups, sandwiches and desserts.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Carrie Doehring, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colo., will deliver the annual Thomas Lecture on Philosophy and Theology at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.
    The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. March 24 in the Gallery. Her talk is titled “Stepping into Worlds Shaped by Trauma: The Challenges of Intercultural Spiritual Care in the Aftermath of Overwhelming Life Experiences.”